Remember Y2K when we all thought that the world was going to end? Or what about the Mayan calendar? According to it, the world should have ended in 2012. And what about the zombie apocalypse—that could be happening any day now, right? There are a lot of different theories about the end of the world, but one constant remains: “Luck favors the prepared.”
Thankfully for us, our world continues to turn and sustain life—but there are plenty out there who are still wisely preparing for the end of days. No matter what camp you fall in, your safest option is to be ready for anything. Studies have shown that when disaster strikes, many people don’t have enough food and water on hand to survive. Stocking up food and water seems like a wise step, but many of us don’t have the storage space needed to store the essentials.
If this sounds like a problem you’re facing, a cheap storage unit may be just the solution you’ve been looking for to round out your plans as a prepper in the West, TN area.
Using Rental Storage as a Survivalist
If you’re preparing now for a serious emergency in your area, a storage unit may be just what you need to be ready when disaster strikes. You want to ensure that the items you’re stockpiling are clean, easy to access, and well organized. Some items that could save your life in the event of a crisis are bulky and hard to store at home, such as kerosene heaters, large jugs of water, and a stash of canned goods and dried foods. A climate controlled storage rental can help you keep all these safe and close at hand, allowing you access whenever you need. All you need to do is ensure you always have enough gas on hand to reach our rental facility.
How to Stock Your Cheap Storage Unit
Many clients who rely on rental storage units immediately install sturdy shelving in their storage rental to make for easier organization. You’ll want to store your most needed items at the front of your unit so you can grab them quickly if needed. Be sure to label each item, especially if you’re using plastic tubs and totes to hold smaller items.
You’ll want to keep several flashlights with fully charged batteries at the entrance of your storage rental so you can easily grab what you need in minimal light. Some items you may want to consider keeping in storage include ammunition, tarps, lanterns, shelter, alternative fuel, and first aid supplies.
Call Markham Self Storage Today To Get Started
If you’re ready to use one of our affordable storage rentals as your secondary prepper stash, our team is ready to help you get set up. Markham Self Storage is one of the best storage companies in the Jackson, TN area. Our secure facility has everything you need to plan and prepare, and we offer great rates including your second month’s rent for free. Our premises are monitored 24/7 and our grounds are secure and well maintained.
Call us today at 732-664-0068 or click here to learn more about our rental storage options and which of our units would best meet your unique needs.